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Rainbow Toy Awards 2012 announced

Published on: 28th September 2012

Winners of the fourth awards announced in an online ceremony today.

The awards have ten categories with a winner and highly commended in each.

LOGO What Am I? by Drumond Park won the Overall Champion award. Peter Dawson said: “Each year we award one product a special award, and make them Overall Champion. It is awarded to the toy with the highest score out of all of the forms we receive back at the Rainbow Awards head office. To win overall Champion in 2012 means that LOGO What am I? has beaten competition from over a hundred other product.”

The remaining results were as follows:

Arts and Craft

Winner Waggle Tagz by John Adams Leisure

Highly Commended Dr Dreadful Zombie Head by Spinmaster Toys

Educational

Winner Tag Reader by Leapfrog

Highly Commended Triqo by ARK DIY Products

Wheeled Toy

Winner Whirl & Twirl Ride-On Race Car by Mega Bloks

Highly Commended Trail Twister Scooter by Ozbozz

Soft Toy

Winner Oobicoo Olwyn by Totseat Ltd

Highly Commended BB Bear by Babogbaby

Electronic Toy

Winner LeapPad2 by Leapfrog

Highly Commended Singalongz by Wow! Stuff

Games

Winner LOGO What am I ? by Drumond Park

Highly Commended Telestrations by John Adams Leisure

Puzzles

Winner Zip-IT by Bananagrams Inc

Highly Commended Bananagrams by Bananagrams Inc

Outdoor Toys

Winner Trail Twister Scooter by Ozbozz

Highly Commended Red Toolbox Go-Cart

Pre-school

Winner Creative Cakes  by LEGO Duplo

Highly Commended Letter Factory Phonics by Leapfrog

Imaginative Play

Winner Megasaurs by HGL

Highly Commended Festiville Lottie Doll by Arklu

The Rainbow Toy Awards are highly coveted; each toy is tested by children, then reported back via their parents to the Rainbow team. So any winning company knows its toys are really ‘loved by children.’

Peter added: “We’ve had another terrific response to the awards this year, meaning all our winners have really achieved something. Being able to offer them a generous amount of consumer coverage just before Christmas is an excellent way to begin the festive season for them!”

More information can be found at www.rainbowawards.co.uk.

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